The median price of existing homes closing escrow in year-to-year comparisons is up a whopping 44.6 percent in Manteca.
Manteca's first ramp metering - red and green lights that control the flow of traffic onto a freeway - will be installed on the southbound onramp to Highway 99 at Austin Road.
Protecting prime farmland and the integrity of flight approaches to Stockton Metro Airport will eventually cost Manteca households and businesses.
It's a free offer worth up to $1,100 for Manteca-based non-profits to "rent" the state-of-the-art transit center community room once a year.
California's ultimate water war will start in your bathroom. It will be over who has rights to what you flush down your toilet, send down your sink drains and dump into the sewer system from your washing machine. The wastewater under California Water Code Section 1210 is owned by the jurisdiction operating the system that collects and treats it. The owners of treatment plants, though, may not have exclusive rights to the treated effluent or ...
Steve DeBrum wants Manteca to have a larger municipal rainy day fund to guard against future economic downturns plus bring in new businesses and head-of-household jobs.
Flush that bathroom wipe down the toilet and it could end up costing the City of Manteca at least $200.
The real game changer for the economically challenged in the San Joaquin Valley won't by California High Speed Rail. It'll be well-run traditional rail modeled after the Altamont Corridor Express service.
Ten kids knew a good thing when they saw it. That's how many signed up on the spot Saturday to join the Boys & Girls Club A record 500 people - including 300 kids - took part in the third annual Day of Kids event conducted at the Charlie and Bobette Giles Memorial Park adjoining the Alameda Street clubhouse. "We got a lot of new people coming buy," said Boys & Girls staff member Mark ...
When the South San Joaquin Irrigation District's 2013 season ends on Oct. 16 they will have something leftover that many other agencies won't - a secured supply of water for the next irrigation season.
Solar power is threatening the bottom line of PG&E and other California utilities. It is why the South San Joaquin Irrigation District General Manager Jeff Shields believes the for-profit utility is embracing Assembly Bill 327. The legislation, which is awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown's signature, would eliminate the current four tiered electrical rate structure for customers and replace it with two rates. One would be subsidized for low-income users while the other would be charged for ...
Waiting for the postman back in the politically incorrect time of my youth was magic. The clang of the mail slot in the front door opening followed by the distinctive plopping noise that magazines such as Newsweek and Boys' Life along with department store catalogs intermingled with bills, letters, and unadulterated junk mail made on the hardwood floor was one the great pleasures of Saturday mornings during the school year. I am no longer 8 ...
Struggling to make your car payment? Take solace in knowing your annual $20 smog abatement fee is hard at work helping those who earn $150,000 and more to buy electric cars. State of California data show those who typically receive the $1,000 state rebate on top of the $7,500 federal tax credit when they buy an electric car make 2.5 times the median household income in California. In other words, they can afford to buy ...
Manteca is mandated by state law to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. That is going to require the private and public sectors to use less water, plant more trees, install more solar systems, the use of more roundabouts for traffic control, higher development densities, and ditching cars whenever possible. Those local strategies and others are part are being considered for adoption as part of the City of Manteca's Climate Action Plan before the Planning Commission. ...
The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors will hear a lot of reasons on Tuesday why expanding the for-profit landfill on Austin Road is a bad idea.
A commitment letter could set the stage for the creation of 9,134 more jobs to chip away at Manteca's 10.1 percent unemployment rate.
The time may come when we refer to the good old days as when leaf blowers and cranked up music at parties along with buzzing flies were the most annoying sounds in our neighborhoods.
Richard Silverman is seeking one of two Manteca City Council seats up for grabs in November 2014.
Members of the Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police (SHARP) Rapid Response Team are the unsung heroes of the effort to keep the homeless warm during the recent string of freezing overnight temperatures.
Everyone who can makes an effort to remember less fortunate kids at Christmas who would otherwise go without gifts by donating toys and clothing to various collection efforts.
HANFORD - Dairy farmers in these parts – and the rest of California for that matter – do not operate in a fantasy world.
It's freezing at night but still people let their lawn sprinklers go creating major safety hazards on sidewalks and elsewhere.
Raymus Homes: The Next Generation is moving forward with Oleander Estates west of South Union Road and straddling Woodward Avenue.
The California Alliance for Retired Americans is conducting a town hall meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Manteca Transit Center at South Main Street and Moffat Boulevard regarding what they refer to as "cuts and closures at Kaiser Manteca Medical Center".
The nice thing about the 3.7 million water tank going up on Atherton Drive is that you won't see much of it.
A private lodging tax is the linchpin that financial experts believe is crucial for a complex deal to secure a 500-room Great Wolf Resort Lodge to make sense for the City of Manteca.
It's the $75 ticket that keeps on giving.
"Fill my heart with song and let me sing forever more." - from Frank Sinatra's "Fly Me to the Moon"
Uncle Sam could put up $3 million to help finance public improvements in the Austin Road Business Park.
Frosty the Snowman would be right at home at this evening's 41st annual Downtown Manteca Twilight Christmas Parade.